Advanced Translation

Module code: TS3003

This module is taught via a combination of practical lectures and workshops where you will have ample opportunities to practise translating semi-specialised texts. Non-assessed formative tasks, including directed reading tasks and translation assignments, are integrated into the syllabus. You will be encouraged to discuss your translations with your classmates, sharing good translation practice and participate in discussions and tasks in the scheduled workshops. You will also practise writing your translation commentary that gives explanation and justification for your translation strategies and choices.

Topics covered  

  • Translating scientific texts
  • Translating social science texts
  • Translating legal texts